Posts Tagged: catholic charities

Public urged to turn in unused prescription drugs at Take Back Day

Misusing prescription drugs often is the first, tragic step people take into addiction, so safely disposing of unneeded prescription drugs is the first, crucial step people should take to fight a deadly opioid crisis that claimed more than 3,100 lives in New Jersey last year, …

Community collaboration key in long-term recovery for mental health, addiction

New Jersey Assemblyman Herb Conaway Jr. visited Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s ambulatory detox clinic in Trenton today to learn more about how the new integrative healthcare approach there – called Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic, or CCBHC – saves money and improves long-term outcomes …

Habitat for Humanity partners with Catholic Charities in anti-poverty work

Habitat for Humanity of Burlington County and Greater Trenton-Princeton is partnering with Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton to donate groceries, cleaning supplies, and other household items they receive and can’t sell at their ReStore in Maple Shade.
The donations will go to vulnerable citizens who come …

Providence House-Domestic Violence Services: Finding life lessons after surviving trauma

GS Moore thought separating from her abusive husband would end the violence she had endured at his hands for years.
But then she told him she wanted a divorce.
“It triggered something in him, and he became progressively more aggressive,” she said, recounting abuse that escalated to …

Q&A: How to spot childhood trauma and vicarious trauma

As a therapist who counsels children recovering from sexual abuse and other traumas, Melissa Boege hears terrible things every day.
“It’s really difficult to not take it home with you,” she said.
But Boege, who works at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton’s Family Growth program in Red …

Two longtime food pantries join forces to better fight hunger in Mercer County

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is partnering with the Mount Carmel Guild to merge food pantries in Trenton, with the joined operations officially set to start on April 1.
Catholic Charities’ Community Services food pantry at 132 N. Warren St. will relocate to the Mount Carmel …

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